Disgraced Cardinal George Pell remains behind bars after failing in his appeal against his sexual abuse conviction.
The rate of people being admitted to hospital for dementia has dropped by almost a quarter in the past decade.
Protesters have disputed claims they are filling devices with glass and butane gas to harm authorities who remove them from Queensland roads and train tracks.
A teenager has died after being engulfed in a fireball when a van exploded in far north Queensland.
Toy maker Hasbro is giving plastic packaging the boot.It said on Tuesday that all packaging for new products will be mostly plastic free by the end of 2022.
A climate activist has locked himself to machinery at Adani's Queensland mine site in defiance of the state government's move to outlaw lock-on protest devices.
Steve Smith hopes to return from concussion in next week's low-key tour game against Derbyshire, having run out of time in his bid to be fit for the third Ashes Test.
More than three-quarters of Australians believe both parents should get equal parental leave when having a baby, a new survey suggests.
Australia is speaking with Papua New Guinea about giving the nation financial support, but PNG's treasurer has hosed down reports his government wants a $1.5 billion loan.
Former high-profile NSW police detective Gary Jubelin has come under fire at an inquest into the disappearance of William Tyrrell over his questioning of an elderly neighbour during the investigation.